The Westfield Center, dedicated to the study, playing and preservation of keyboard instruments, is the sponsor for an international harpsichord academy and competition taking place throughout August at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at the University of Maryland and the Smithsonian’s Hall of Musical Instruments at the National Museum of American History, including free concerts on four of the Smithsonian’s antique harpsichords. Local scholar and competition jurist Kenneth Slowik spoke with Classical WETA’s Marilyn Cooley about the events.
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By the time she was 23, Arlington's Joan Mulholland had participated in more than fifty civil rights protests including the Freedom Rides and numerous sit-ins across the country.Watch now →